Dragon passant representing Wales

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Specifications

Issued 1995, 2000
Diameter 22.5mm
Weight 9.5g
Composition Nickel-Brass 70% copper, 5.5% nickel, 24.5% zinc
Obverse 1995 Raphael Maklouf, 2000 Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Norman Sillman
Edge Milled
Inscription PLEIDIOL WYF I'M GWLAD
Mintage 1995: 34,503,501, 2000: 109,496,500
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Design details:

The second series of 1 coin designs used heraldic emblems to represent the United Kingdom and its four constituent countries. This coin features a Dragon Passant to represent Wales. 'Passant' refers to the position of the dragon - with one foot raised. The edge of the coin is inscribed in Welsh; Pleidiol Wyf I'm Gwlad which translates; True am I to my country.

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